Belmar is Located in
Monmouth New Jersey
Belmar is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of
the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 6,045. The
Borough of Belmar is governed under the Faulkner Act (Small
Municipality) system of municipal government.
What is now Belmar was originally incorporated as Ocean Beach borough by
an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 9, 1885, from portions of
Wall Township, based on the results of a referendum held two days
On April 16, 1889, it became the City of Elcho borough, which lasted for
a few weeks until the name was changed to the City of Belmar Borough as
of May 14, 1889. The city acquired its current name, Borough of Belmar,
on November 20, 1890.
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